Category: Great Sufi Masters

Styles: Humaythira

Bio: Imam Abul Hasan al-Shadhili

Bio: Imam Abul Hasan al-Shadhili

Sayyidi Imam Abul Hasan al-Shadhili سيدي الإمام أبو الحسن الشاذلي الحسني b. 593 – d. 656 H in Humaythira. Egypt qaddasa Allah sirrahu 'Ali ibn ' Abd Allah ibn ' Abd al- Jabbar ibn Tamim ibn Hurmuz ibn Hatim ibn Qusay ibn Yusuf ibn Yusha ' ibn Ward ibn Battal ibn Idris ibn Muhammad ibn 'lsa ibn Muhammad ibn al-Hasan ... Read More
Bio: Imam Ahmad Zarruq

Bio: Imam Ahmad Zarruq

Sayyidi Imam Ahmad Zarruq al-Fasi الشيخ أحمد زَرُّوق الفاسي b. 846 H. in Fas – d. 899 H. i Misrata qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: English | Svenska | عربي | Writings | Burial Place | MapImam Ahmad Zarruq (d. 899/1493) From: Kuhin: Tabaqat Al-Shadhiliyyah Al-Kubra, translated by Ahmad Ali al-Adani as "Biographies of Prominent Shadhilis" He ... Read More

Bio: Imam Al-Ghazali

Imam Al-Ghazali Muhammad b. Muhammad, Abu Hamid al-Tusi al-Shafi`i(d. 505 i Tus) radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | His Khalwa in the Umawi mosque Imam al-Ghazzali by Dr. G.F. Haddad t.b.d. He lived for some time in Damascus, and used the western minaret of the Umawi mosque as a khalwa room. The Umayya mosque o Overview diagram ... Read More
Bio: Imam al-Jazuli

Bio: Imam al-Jazuli

Sayyidi Imam Muhammad b. Sulayman al-Jazuli al-Hasani al-Shadhili الإمام الجزولي - أبو عبد الله محمد الجُزُولي السملالي الحسني الشاذلي d. 869/870/873 H. in Marrakash qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: English | عربي | Dalail al-Khayrat | Photos | Map | View map Author of Dala'il al-Khayrat 1. From: Kuhin: Tabaqat Al-Shadhiliyya 2. Biograhical note by Anonymous Imam al-Jazuli ... Read More

Bio: Imam Al-Junayd Al-Baghdadi

Abū 'l-Qāsim al-Junayd bin Muhammad al-Baghdadi (d. 297 H. in Baghdad) radiya Allah anhu Tab links: Silsila | English | Svenska | عربي | Books & Refs ﷽ Al-`Arif biAllah al-Junayd al-Baghdadi (d. 298 H. in Baghdad) He was al-Junayd b. Muhammad b. al-Junayd al-Nehawandi al-Baghdadi, al-Khazzâr Abul Qasim. Sufi and one of the `ulema, he followed the fiqh of ... Read More

Bio: Imam al-Sha’rani

Sayyidi Al-Qutb al-Sha'rani al-Shafi´i al-Shadhili الشيخ سيدنا أبو المواهب شرف الدين عبد الوهاب علي الشعراني الأنصاري الشافعي الشاذلي d. 973 H. (1565 CE) in Cairo - radiya Allah 'anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Writings | Photos ﷽ A Hanafi scholar of comparative fiqh and author of numerous works on Law, 'Aqida and tasawwuf. Al-Qutb al-Sha`rani (d. 973/1565) From ... Read More
Bio: Imam Al-Suyuti

Bio: Imam Al-Suyuti

Imam al-Suyuti اﻺمام الحافظ عبدالرحمن بن أبي بكر بن محمد جلال الدين السيوطي b. - d. 910 H. in Cairo ( CE) qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: English | عربي | Burial Place | More | → Writings Bio by Sh. Gibril Haddad biography | his teachers | his books Bio in Arabic: from Shadharat al-Dhahab | in French Writings ... Read More
Bio: Moulay 'Abd al-Salam ibn Mashish

Bio: Moulay ‘Abd al-Salam ibn Mashish

Sayyidi Maolay `Abd al-Salam Ibn Mashish al-Hasani al-Idirisi القطب المُنير سيدي عبد السلام بن مشيش d. 622 H. Jabal 'Alam near Tetuan qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: English | عربي | Photos | Poetry in his honor | The Mashishi Prayer | Location | More ﷽ He was `Abd al-Salam ibn Sulayman, known as Ibn Mashish, whose lineage ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Abu Madyan Shu`ayb

Bio: Sh. Abu Madyan Shu`ayb

Sayyidi Abu Madyan Shu`ayb ibn al-Husayn al-Ansari الشيخ أبو مدين شعيب بن الحسن الأندلسي التلمساني d. 584 H. in Tlimsan (or in Egypt) radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Burial Place | More ﷽ 1. From Al-Tabaqat al-Kubra of Imam al-Sha`rani 2. From V. J. Cornell's The Way of Abu Madyan 3. Muhyiddin Ibn `Arabi meets a ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Abul-'Abbas al-Mursi

Bio: Sh. Abul-‘Abbas al-Mursi

Sayyidi Shaykh Abul-'Abbas al-Mursi الشيخ أبو العباس المرسي d. 686 H. in Alexandria qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: Biography English | Svenska | Türkçe | عربي | Maqam | Location ﷽ He took the noble Shadhili Tariqa from Sayyidi Imam Abul Hasan al-Shadhili. He passed the path on to Sayyidi Shaykh Ibn 'Ata Allah al-Sakandari. May Allah be pleased ... Read More

Bio: Sh. Abul-Najib al-Suhrawardi

Abul-Najib Diya'ul-Din al-Suhrawardi Shaykh Abul-Najib ´Abd al-Qahir (or ´Abd al-Qadir) Diya'ul-Din (and Najib al-Din) al-Suhrawardi الشيخ أبو النجيب عبد القادر السهروردي الملقب بضياء الدين، وبنجيب الدين b. 490 in Suhraward - d. 563 H. in Baghdad (1097 - 1168 CE) qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: English | عربي | Burial Place | More Author of Adab al-Muridin. He is the ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Ahmad al-Badawi

Bio: Sh. Ahmad al-Badawi

Sh. Ahmad al-Badawi سيدي الشيخ أحمد ابدوي d. 675 H. in Tanta, Egypt radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Photos | More ﷽ 1. Damas Cultural Society View original page (2007) 2. Letters (from Aisha Bewley's homepage external links: [1] [2] [3] 3. Biographical note from dar-sirr.com (see below) Biographical note from dar-sirr.com The second most widespread ... Read More

Bio: Sh. Ahmad al-Rifa´i

Sayyidi Shaykh Ahmad al-Rifa´i b. 512 – d. 578 H. in Umm ´Abida (a village in Bata’ih) qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: English عربي | Burial Place | More ﷽ One of the greatest Sufi Masters - may Allah be pleased with him. t.b.d. Article in At-Tabaqat al-Kubra of Imam al-Sha'rani (PDF) - View | Download - see also below ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Ahmad ibn  Ajiba

Bio: Sh. Ahmad ibn Ajiba

Sayyidi Shaykh Ahmad ibn Ajiba al-Hasani سيدي الشيخ أحمد ابن عجيبة الحسني d. 1224 H. (1809 CE) East of Tetuan Tab links: English | عربي | Maqam | Writings Sh. Ahmad Ibn 'Ajiba took the Shadhili Path from Sh. M. ibn Ahamd al-Buzidi (d. 1228) Sayyidi Ahmad b. `Ajiba al-Hasani From: Kuhin, Tabaqat Al-Shadhiliyya, translated by Ahmad Ali al-Adani as ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Ibn `Ata Allah al-Sakandari

Bio: Sh. Ibn `Ata Allah al-Sakandari

Sayyidi Shaykh Ahmad Ahmad Ibn `Ata Allah as-Sakandari الشيخ أحمد ابن عَطاء اللهِ السَّكَنْدَري d. 709 H. in Cairo qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: Bio - Enlish | Español | عربي | Video | Books | Burial Place | References He was the student and successor of Abu al-`Abbas al-Mursi, i.e the second khalifa after Imam Abu al-Hasan al-Shadhili ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Muhammad al-Tayyib al-Hasani

Bio: Sh. Muhammad al-Tayyib al-Hasani

Sayyidi Shaykh Muhammad al-Tayyib al-Hasani al-Idrisi الشيخ السيد محمد الطيب الحسني b. 1255 H. in Algeria – d. 1313 H. in Damascus qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: Biography | Burial Place | References He was Muhammad al-Tayyib al-Dillisi al-Maliki ibn Muhammad al-Mubarak ibn Muhammad al-Dillisi al-Qayrawani, whose lineage goes back to Mawlana Idris, the founder of the city of Fas ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Muhammad al-Yaqoubi

Bio: Sh. Muhammad al-Yaqoubi

His Eminence Shaykh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi al-Hasani al-Idrisi العلامة الشيخ السيد محمد أبو الهدى اليعقوبي الحسني الإدريسي Hafizhahu Allah - May Allah preserve him Tab links: Bio in English | عربي | Svenska | Français | Pictures | References | Poems | BooksBiographies in English One of The Wolrd's Most Influencial Muslims Sacred Knowledge 2012-2015 Shorter More Bio's: ... Read More

Bio: Sh. Rislan al-Dimashqi

Sayyidi Sheikh Rislan al-Dimashqi d. ~540 H. in Damascus radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | Español | عربي | Burial Place | More ﷽ One ohe greatest walis of Damascus. His chain goes back to al-Sari al-Saqati. View original article on damas-original.nur.nu Excerpt from Risalat f'it Tawhid Concerning the Affirmation of Divine Oneness by Shaykh Wali Raslan ad-Dimashqi translation ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Shihab al-Din ´Umar al-Suhrawardi

Bio: Sh. Shihab al-Din ´Umar al-Suhrawardi

Shaykh Shihab al-Din ´Umar Abu Hafs al-Suhrawardi الشيخ شهاب الدين أبو حفص عمر السهروردي البغدادي b. 539 in Suhraward - d. 632 H. in Baghdad (1234 CE) qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: English | عربي | Burial Place | More صاحب عوارف المعارف Author of ´Awarif al-Ma´arif Nephew and student of Shaykh Najib al-Din al-Suhrawardi. هو شهاب الدين أبو ... Read More
Bio: Sh. ´Arabi al-Dirqawi al-Hasani

Bio: Sh. ´Arabi al-Dirqawi al-Hasani

Mawlaya Imam `Arabi al-Dirqawi al-Hasani الشيخ السيد العربي بن أحمد الدِرقاوِي الحسني d. 1239 H. in Rif qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: Bio: Search for a Spiritual Guide | عربي | Dirqawi Letters | Maqam Pic's | References ﷽ Great Imam and reviver of the Shadhili Tariqa. His Shaykh was Sayyidi Sh. 'Ali al-Jamal He passed on his secrets to ... Read More

Bio: Sh. ´Umar ibn al-Farid

Sayyidi Shaykh´Umar ibn al-Farid سيدي عمر بن الفارض b 576 - d. 632 H. in Egypt Tab links: English | عربي | Photos | Diwan | Refs ﷽ t.b.d. From Kuhin: Tabaqat al-Shadhiliyya View book | Download | Read chapter [12] online [12]سيدي عمر بن الفارض([1]) (576- 632) العارف بالله تعالى سلطان العاشقين، وملاذُ أهل التمكين، ومرّبي الفقراء والمريدين، وموصلهم ... Read More

Bio: The Kettani Family

Al-Sayyid al-Sheikh Muhammad ibn Ja`far al-Kettani al-Hasani al-Idrisib. 1273 in Fas - d. 1345 in Fas Sheikh al-Islam, hafizh of his time, political personality and mujahid, great sufi and historian of Fas; one of the leaders of the intellectual and cultural renaissance during the reign of Sultan Hasan I in Fas. From 1336 to 1345, he lived in Damascus, and ... Read More

Bio: The Wafa’i Masters

The Wafa'i Masters in Cairo 7th - 8th century H. Tab links: English | Türkçe | عربي | The Wafai Mosque | Photos | References ﷽ The Wafaií Masters in the Shadhili Silslia are: - Sayyidi Shaykh Muhammad Wafa (d. 765 H.), who took the tarqia from Sayyidi Shaykh Dāwud Al-Bākhilī (or: Ibn Mākhilā) - his son, Sayyidi Shaykh ... Read More
Bio: The Yaqoubi Masters

Bio: The Yaqoubi Masters

The Yaqoubi Masters Tab links: English | عربي | Ocean of Awlia | Pictures | Family tree | Lineage | Ref's Sheikh Sharif Al-Yaqoubi d. 1362 H./1943 CE Sheikh Ibrahim Al-Yaqoubi d.1406 H./1985 CE Sheikh Muhammad Al-Yaqoubi b.1382 H./1961 CE Sheikh Isma`il Al-Yaqoubi d.1380 H./1960 CE Sheikh Muhammad al-´Arabi Al-Yaqoubi d. H. / 1965 CE
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Books of Sh. Ibn ´Ata Allah al-Sakandari

Book list: Writings of Sh. Ibn ´Ata Allah al-Sakandari كتب لسيدي اللشيخ ابن عطاء السكندري Tab links: Preview List Open | Close
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Damascus, Salihiyya: Sh. Muhyiddin Ibn al-´Arabi

Tab links: Englsih | Photos ﷽ Maqam of Al-Sheikh al-Akbar Muhyiddin Ibn al-`Arabi Al-Sheikh al-Akbar Muhyiddin Ibn al-`Arabi lived the last years of his life in Damascus and passed away there in 638 H. / 1240 CE. He is buried at the foot of the Qasioun mountain overshadowing Damascus from the north-west. In his honor, the Ottoman sultan Selim II ... Read More